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Hariri undergoes successful surgery

A file photograph dated April 4, 2011, shows then Prime Minister Saad Hariri reviewing honor guards at the Grand Serail in Beirut.(The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)

BEIRUT: Former Prime Minister Saad Hariri underwent Thursday morning a successful surgery in Paris, a statement from his office said.

Hariri, who heads the Future Movement, underwent an hour-long laparoscopic cholecystectomy at the American Hospital in Paris, the statement said.

Hariri’s doctor said the operation was successful and that the former PM will remain hospitalized for 24 hours for observation.





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